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Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
. what's the significance of israel reaching in and popping a target like that. >> it's quite significant. and this is the first time israel has attacked anything in syria for five years. what we've been able to confirm, an israeli air strike took place and attacked a convoy, probably stationary, just north of damascus. it was packed with fairly sophisticated russian anti aircraft missiles. and that those missiles were on their way to lebanon. they were going to be handed over to hezbollah. hezbollah is very powerful in lebanon, israel's sworn enemy. israel did not want hezbollah to have these weapons. what does it mean? hezbollah and israel could be heading up for another round. it also means israel is willing to reach inside syria and stop weapons from leaking out, maybe even chemical weapons. >> an escalation in a dangerous neighborhood. richard engel, thank you, as always. >>> still ahead for us tonight, a dramatic turn of events for a man who was once a heartbeat from a presidency. and what about those reports he's suddenly $100 million richer. >>> and later, perhaps the only two fol
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Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
is a solid guy who speaks his mind. he's a good supporter of israel. he has been there and the record will show that but he is not reluctant to disagree when he thinks disagreement is appropriate. >> you brought up israel. he referred to a jewish lobby saying it intimidates a lot of people on capitol hill what kind of thinking does that reflect? can you understand pro-israel senators being concerned by that comment? >> they shouldn't be that concerned that term slips out from time to time. there was an article this week that the israeli newspaper, har rhettz, occasionally used the same thing. so, chuck should have said israeli lobby, not jewish lobby and perhaps he needs to write on a blackboard 100 times it is the israeli lobby. but is there an israeli lobby. there are people who very supportive of the state of israel. i am very poretive of the state of israel. so is senator hagel and you will see this in the confirmation hearings but it doesn't mean you have to agree with every single position that the israeli government takes. >> fair enough, but on a couple of measures, it seems v
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Jan 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
. hagel angered pro-israel groups with his opposition to unilateral sanction against iran and comments critical to what he called the jewish lobby. >> you have somebody very antagonistic toward the state of israel and the issues we jointly face. and there is no jewish lobby. there is a pro-israel lobby. >> reporter: on "meet the press," the president recently weighed in on the possible choice. >> my number one criteria will be who's going to do the best job in helping to secure america. >> anything disqualify him? >> not that i see. i have served with chuck hagel. i know him. he is a patriot. >> reporter: and even with the fiscal cliff fight behind him, the president faces another looming showdown over the nation's debt ceiling, its borrowing limit. today, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell insisted the tax issue is resolved but demanded spending cuts. >> i wish the president would lead us in this discussion rather than putting himself in a position of having to be dragged kicking and screaming to the table to discuss the single biggest issue confronting our future. >> reporter: al
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Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
, we'll take you to israel where benjamin netanyahu is hoping to be re-elected as prime minister today. >>> a woman faints and fails to the rescue. the dramatic rescue when "early today" returns in two minutes. >>> welcome back to "early today." elections are being held in israel today to determine if prime minister benjamin netanyahu will win a third term in office. nbc's jim maceda is in tel aviv. jim, good morning. now, prime minister's netanyahu's coalition government may be weaker after today's voting. will that change israel's policies? >> reporter: good morning, mara. the latest polling showed even though netanyahu's party is about to lose eight to ten seats in the parliament, he'll still make it a comfortable win today. the policies going forward, that will be largely shaped by the coalition he forms to govern with and that horse trading will start in earnest probably as early as tomorrow. his obvious choice is lining up with even more hard-line parties to his right, including a right wing, extreme right wing group who are saying publicly they want to annex much of the west ban
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Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
an ambassador in the last four months. >> it was election night last night in israel. benjamin netanyahu re-elected but by a thin margin with less power. as you have been pointing out over and over, there they sit in the middle of a lot of this. >> they feel very isolated right now. and the message in israel, and there was a lot of apathy toward this vote but the main message is, this is about your security. you're going to vote to save your life. israel feels right now it has been surrounded by an increasingly hostile arab world. and to some degree, it's not wrong. >> richard engel, as always, good to see you. >>> now to our other big story tonight, the secretary of defense is expected to announce tomorrow that perhaps before the end of this year, women in the u.s. armed forces may begin serving in environments like this. [ gunfire ] >> we're taking heavy fire from -- [ gunfire ] >> that video, kunar province in afghanistan in '09 was actually shot by richard engel and his team. perhaps you heard his voice there. it shows infantry combat and this will be a sea change in the u.s. military p
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Jan 29, 2013 4:00am PST
on your nbc station. >>> in israel, birds of a feather really do flock together. thousands of starlings in the sky create quite a phenomenon for onlookers on the ground. it looks really cool. doesn't look real. the birds fly in tight uniform formation while hunting to follow their food and avoid predators. >> you know the movie "the mummy" -- >> yeah, exactly, like end of the world sort of stuff. they're looking for predators and finding strength in numbers, clearly. while the flocks are common in israel, starlings in these numbers have not been seen in over 20 years. >>> some may seem out of reach but some can't wait to grab a paddle. nearly 200 kayakers came together to race their boats down snowy slopes. competitors maneuvered their kayaks around twists and turns of a specially made course. some jumps as well. some slid off the track on their way down. if they didn't land in fresh powder they raced across a watery finish line. >>> don't forget the warm-up. around 5,000 competitors laced up for one of the world's most challenging races. the tough guy race dares participants to tackle
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Jan 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
statements about israel and about gays all have become lightning rods. many prominent jewish leaders have been offended by comments hagel made in an interview to mid east peace negotiator david aaron miller, describing pro israeli groups as a jewish lobby. and gay rights activists recoiled at his description of a nominee for an ambassadorship in the '90s as quote, aggressively gay. hagel has since apologized for that comment, and he did not address either controversy today at the whitehouse. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: but hagel strongly defended himself in an interview with his hometown paper, charging critics with completely distorting his record on israel. the white house is feverishly lobbying key jewish groups. it's an effort that soften criticism from the anti defamation league who wrote today senator hagel would not have been my first choice but i respect the president's purgative. hagel, a republican has drawn sharp opposition from his own party's senators. >> this is an in-your-face nomination by the president to all of us who are supportive of israel. >> i think it woul
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Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
? yes. should israel be forced to negotiate with them if they don't recognize israel's right to exist, if they don't renounce violence? no, absolutely. third, sanctions. do you support increased sanctions? would you support unilateral sanctions in? yes. there were differences between those statements then and now. he said they were five, six, seven years ago. the world has changed. even george bush didn't have a regime against iran at that point in time. i told him i was going to make these remarks public. and he said, go right ahead because i'm going to say the same thing at the hearings. at those hearings, he'll allay the concerns of the people. none of the major groups that's come out against hagel, most of it comes politically from the hard right. >> we will leave it there. you spend your morning with cruz, and then you get to hang out with beyonce as chair of the inaugural committee. working hard. >> david, let me point out, every one of those issues that chuck just mentioned for hagel, he disagreed in his record with chuck schumer on israel, on iran, on hezbollah. hagel's record
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
and that is something that republicans disagree with. on israel this is something they honed in on. talked about israel trying to work out with his enemies calling the pro-israel lobby the jewish lobby. key republicans here on capitol hill say they will give him a fair hearing but they have tough questions for him to straighten this out. >> he's taken heat from the other side of the aisle. the democrats also critical of hagel. why is that? >> reporter: no question. ten democrats may vote against him based on what we hear right now. he's made controversial comments about gays. he said at one point that gays were not as effective in their work. it's something that he later apologized for. president obama just in the last week clarifying. he understands my position on this. and obviously he thought it was not as much of a hindrance as it could be because he's expected in the next several hours to nominate him as defense secretary. >> with the controversy, why is the president going with hagel at all? >> reporter: you know, a couple of things. first of all, remember, he sort of side-stepped that susan rice
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Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
to abdicate the throne, but perhaps not the queen you're thinking of. >>> reports out of israel say ariel sharon is exhibiting signs of significant brain activity. the news came as a surprise, as sharon has been in what's been described as a persistent vegetative state since suffering a stroke back in '06. his doctors say he now responds to family photos, his son's voice, among other things. former israeli leader is 84 years old. >>> trouble on the mississippi river tonight. after two tanker barges struck a bridge near vicksburg this weekend. one of the barges carrying 80,000 gallons of crude oil, and it's leaking. a sheen has been spotted three miles down river. as the clean-up progresses, river traffic is closed. 400 different barges are awaiting passage. >>> a bizarre scene in australia, where severe weather along the coastline has left some towns under four feet of sea foam. it was caused by huge offshore waves and high winds injecting air into the water. for the local kids, or for that matter, any vehicles trying to get through, it's like living with shaving cream. there is a serious
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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
weather that is visible from space. >>> direct strike. israel has now attacked syria in an air strike. what does this mean for this very dangerous civil war? and all the nations nearby? >>> and the parent trap. if you think it's tough cheering for your kids on the sidelines, imagine your kids are the opposing coaches in the super bowl. tonight, we'll hear from their folks. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. it takes just a moment to remember back clearly to the very moment we learned about the shootings at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. to remember how shocked we all were and how sad and sorry a scene that was. well
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
news this morning. israel launched a rare air strike inside syria. u.s. officials believe it targeted a convoy bound for hezbollah militants in lebanon. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry gave a sometimes emotional good-bye speech wednesday to his senate colleagues. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and to ted kennedy. i can't help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all the rest of us are merely temporary workers. >> kerry will be sworn in friday as the next secretary of state. >>> white house spokesman jay carney said the president is praying for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton who was gunned down on tuesday in chicago. pendleton had performed with her high school band at last week's presidential inauguration in washington. >>> a shocking revelation in this scandal involved the moteer dame football player manti te'o. after talking to ronaiah tuiasosopo dr. phil mcgraw was on the "today" show. >> was this a romantic relationship with you? and he says yes. i said, are you then therefore gay?
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Jan 6, 2013 4:30pm PST
israel is going to be in the headlines in the next four years. much more than we wish. >> talking to some leadership aides on both sides of the eel in the congress this week. -- of the aisle in the congress this week. and both of them said june at the earliest for anything to do with the president's agenda. whether it be immigration, tax reform, and probably not until next fall. given all of these issues. so june at the earliest. andrea: going to be a while. >> the most interesting -- edible struggle in the 2016 republican primary could be between marco rubio and jeb bush. jeb bush is marco rubio's mentor. a lot of people -- i've been in that camp that rubio wouldn't run if jeb ran and that jeb really wants to run. marco rubio is staffing up with people who he used to have mostly jeb people on his staff and cultivating rubio people. and his vote on the fiscal cliff, against -- his vote against that fiscal cliff deal shows that he is aligning himself with the tea party. and the two of them clashing, it could be a very interesting conversation between the two. >> i have nothing -- going to
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Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
of israel. >> reporter: we'll see the wind down of troops in afghanistan. republicans are planning to throw him tough questions and pledging to be fair stop short of saying they would block this nomination. no word yet on when those confirmations now for both nominees will actually happen here on the hill. >> thank you. president obama signed a bill into law to pay for $9.7 billion in flood insurance claims in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victims who were battered by hurricane sandy two months ago. another bill is expected to be voted on next week from vied a comprehensive $51 billion aid package to cover damage from sandy and help prevent similar disasters in the future. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work today after several health problems in the past month. the hospital released secretary clinton last wednesday after treatment for a blood clot following a concussion and a stomach virus. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. clinton has a week of meetings scheduled including three at the white house. she's expected to leave office as soon a
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
: republicans and democrats are concerned hagel is soft on iran and too tough on our ally israel. >> he's had a record of distinguished service but he's profoundly wrong on a number of the most important national security issues that face our country today. >> reporter: hagel insists his views have been completely distorted. he's also under fire for criticizing a clinton nominee as, quote, openly, aggressively gay. >> it's dangerous to roll the dice on this issue. >> reporter: all questions lawmakers are eager to ask when confirmation hearings get under way. as hagel has mixed support on the capitol hill he did pick up support from colin powell. >> thank you. >>> after weeks of recovering from a concussion that led to a blood clot in her head, secretary of state hillary clinton was back in action on monday as she presided over state department meeting, her staff welcomed her back with a gag gift. a football helmet, well padded, we hear, with the state department seal to. she also got a football jersey with the number 112. that is the record-setting number of countries that secretary clinton h
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Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
that was uni israeled today. we were at the launch and we are joined from facebook headquarte headquarters. mark zuckerberg rolled out the next big thing, i'm confused about it. explain. >> it's search. search has been lucrative here in silicon vail. google and twitder have proven that, facebook wants in on the action. today here at headquarters rolling out a search engine of its own to help you find things on the internet in a new way and while they are at it, maybe improving their bottom line. they call it graph search and unlike google that scours the internet for information, facebook entry scours facebook, so you can get information based on what your friends like and what they use. >> i need a plummer, i need a dentist, i need a doctor and normally we would ask our friends for that type of stuff. that is how we did things for hundreds of years and then came the search is engines and we stopped asking the friends and then started asking things that did not know us well. >> graph search which is in beta right now and will roll out gradually over the next few months marks a new directio
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
won the backing of two of the senate's strongest supporters of israel, senator chuck schumer are of new york and senator barbara boxer will vote to approve hagel. but senator inhofe says he and hagel have philosophical differences. >>> boeing's newest passenger jet the 787 dreamliner has been grounded by japan's leading airlines. it made an emergency landing in western japan. a cockpit message showed cockpit problems. japan airlines and all nip upon airways suspended all their dreamliner flights today. the faa says it's monitoring the incidents as part of a comprehensive review that the agency began last night. once safety checks are complete the planes could be back in the air on thursday. >>> a big winter storm is working its way from the south to northeast this morning and expecting to be a travel nuisance for commuters all around the country. much of the southeast so you roadways coated in ice creating dangerous driving conditions. sleet and freezing rain spread into northern louisiana and arkansas. meanwhile the sleet and snow mix made travel a mess in the dallas-ft. wor
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Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
armed services committee. he's been to scrawl twice in the last month -- israel twice in the last months. he's a star among the tea party crowd. people are talking about him. i have a possible 2016 contender. the problem being he was born in canada. >> the cliche that young people are liberal and ultra conservative is wrong. but it is true now. and that highlights the challenge. what they need to do is figure out a way to go make a kind of small government market economy-based case to young people, without turning them off. chris: could the cheap investment be a younger candidate like rubio? >> i don't think so. chris: when we come back, the second obama nomination, is it as significant as his first? chris: welcome back. this week's big question, is the second obama inauguration as significant as the first? joe klein? >> it's more significant for republicans because they now know they are a minority party. but we won't have 2 million people in the mall tomorrow. >> fewer people. but if he hadn't been re-elected it would have been very significant that the first black president was only a
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00am PST
to three men being wounded. one of the men is being charged in that shooting. >>> in israel, benjamin netanyahu won a third time as prime minister. he'll likely be forced to form a new coalition government that requires new concessions to restart long-stalled peace talks with the palestinians. >>> arizona senator john mccain is getting set for two hearings. first he met with former senator chuck hagel. said they were old friends and had a frank and candid exchange. mccain fell short of saying whether or not he would support hagel. second, the senator joked late tuesday that he will intensely question secretary of state nominee john kerry. >> and we will look forward to interrogating him at his hearing next week, mercilessly. we will bring back for the only time water boarding to get the truth out of him. >>> less than a month after a drunk driving accident that killed a teammate, dallas cowboys nose tackle jay ratliff was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after his pickup truck sideswiped a tractor trailer truck. >>> and a company is interested in getting what they ca
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Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
. al jazeera's carried on israel's satellite system. if the israeli public's comfortable what could be learned from al jazeera, i think the american public will find they will be as well. >> the interview with hyatt airs tonight during our 11:00 newscast. we'll hear also why hyatt was so comfortable selling to a network viewed badly by the general american public. >>> oracle said they're working on a fix for the flaw in the java software that caused homeland security to issue a warning. it told people to temporarily disable the software to avoid potential hacking attacks. security experts say they have found a flaw in the coding that allows them to infiltrate a computer system. oracle said the glitch is only in the jgk 7 system in the software. they have software programs run on any computer's operating system. >>> we now know how much meg whitman is getting paid to guide a struggling hewlett-packard. according to company filings, hp paid her $15.4 million. only $1 of that is salary. $2 million is bonuses and perks. the rest is stock awards and stock options. in her first year with
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
.s. or israel suggesting they should work with enemies diplomatically calling pro-israel groups the lobby. president obama says he's the pick. no word on when either of those confirmation processes are scheduled. >> okay, tracie, thanks so much. >>> also on capitol hill, secretary of state hillary clinton all set to return to work today following a rough month dealing with medical problems. clinton contracted a stomach virus earlier last month. she reportedly became dehydrated and then fainted hitting her head causing a concussion. during a follow-up exam, doctors found a blood clot and then admitted her to the hospital. she was released this past wednesday. clinton is now planning to leave office when a successor is approved by congress. the president has already nominated john kerry for that job. >>> later this morning we'll learn more about the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre. the preliminary hearing gets under way today against james holmes accused of killing 12 people at that movie theater in aurora last july. during the preliminary hearing, the judge will listen to 91
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
for him. still they say about the stance on iran and things he said about iraq and israel and whether he stands close enough with israel as ally. the white house is confident he'll be confirmed. it's not going to be an easy process. >> one month since the school shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. vice president joe biden expected to lay out recommendations for gun control tomorrow. what is he expected to say? >> administration has already said that they will push for assault weapons ban and nra doesn't think it will pass here and for limits on high capacity clips. with those meetings that we saw with all sides last week and today sitting down with cabinet members and members of congress, the vice president is expected to recommend universal background checks saying a lot of groups he met with are pushing for background checks whether you buy that weapon online, retail store, even in a private sale or at gun shows which now is considered a loophole. >> most likely some sort of change will take effect. thank you very much for the update. >>> while discussing gun control and
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Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
on israel. hagel has apologized and met with senators to smooth out the past differences. obama administration is optimistic hagel will be confirmed. >>> senators taking up a house bill to raise that debt ceiling. the measure would suspend the more than $16 trillion spending limit on federal borrowing making much needed cash available through may and there's a provision that would withhold pay from members of the house and senate if they fail to pass a budget by april. the bill is expected to pass and president obama has said he will immediately sign it into law. >>> this should be breaking news. twinkies are safe. hostess has come up with a deal to save the snack food. for details on that and a look at how futures are trading, we turn to jackie deangelis at cnbc world headquarters. probably been years since you had a twinkie. >> good morning to you. it has been years. i'm going to hold you in suspense on the twinkie story because it's so good. let's start with futures for a second. slightly lower this morning after we saw stocks losing a bit of ground yesterday. investors react
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
sanctions against iran and making comments seen by some as anti-israel. gay rights advocates are also critical. 14 years ago, hagel called the u.s. ambassador nominee openly aggressively game he has since apologized. >> dangerous to roll the dice on this issue at a critical time where don't ask, don't tell needs to be implemented fully. >> reporter: hagel supporters are describe the vietnam veteran as uniquely qualified during a time of transition at the pentagon. he would oversee the withdrawal of troops from afghanistan and implement some of the deepest cuts in defense spending in years. >> i think chuck will bring some interesting and creative thoughts to a defense establishment which tends to be rather structured. >> reporter: president obama also nominated his counterterrorism adviser, john brennan, to serve as cia director. john brennan was considered for cia director back in 2008 but he withdrew his name when questions came up about whether he had supported controversial interrogation techniques under the bush administration. in washington, i'm danielle leigh, nbc news. >>> mor
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
and democrats are concerned hagel is soft on iran and too to have on our ally, israel. >> he's had a record of distinguished service, but he's profoundly wrong on a number of the most important national security issues that face our country today. >> reporter: hagel insists his views have been completely distorted. he's also under fire for criticizing a clinton nominee as "openly aggressively gay." >> it's dangerous to roll the dice on this issue. >> reporter: all questions lawmakers are eager to ask when confirmation hearings get underway. but hagel did get a high profile endorsement from former secretary of state general colin powell. powell says he's independent, bold and thinks outside the box. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you very much. still ahead at 11:00, the study that has big brother tracking you and your car. why some people say this one's an invasion of privacy. >>> and the giants' world series trophies go on tour. we'll let you know how you can follow when and where it's going to be next. >>> they're showing off a television four times as good as the one you ow
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Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
the neo-cons. about iran, about israel, and so forth. you're going hear a lot more statements publicly from the president in order to make sure that hagel gets through. which he will. chris: let's go about the gun issue. which is very troubling to a lot of people. will we get a substantial package that looks like the n.r.a. didn't like it but it still passed? >> it will be small and discrete. >> they're more likely to get a smaller package than a larger one. >> i agree but this issue is moving faster than people think. chris: are we in a unique time where people will bounce against the n.r.a. and say no, you're wrong this time? >> the n.r.a. will oppose everything so yes. and in that sense. you'll get background checks and might get some limits on the high capacity clips. and health care -- and mental hettle proposals that relate -- health proposals that relate to gun violence. chris: marginal victory for the president. and we have talked about the pitfalls of second terms for presidents. richard nixon and ronald reagan could testify about that one. as catastrophic as nixon's second te
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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
-lami. >> this is an in your face nomination from the president to those of us who are supportive of israel. >> reporter: openly gay nominee who chuck hagel called openly grifsly gay. and barney frank, who may end up as a temporary senator during the confirmation hearings says i cannot think of any other minority group in the u.s. today where such a negative statement in 1998 would not be an obstacle. a defense secretary who wore the uniform and who will be comfortable standing up to the generals. and debate with those generals over afghanistan troop levels became quite contentious in 2010. in a new book, the president's former afghanistan commander, general stanley mcchrystal noted what he called the emergence of an unfortunate deficit of trust between the white house and the department of defense. the president will make these nominations formal after lunch today, matt. initial choice for cia before he actually even took the oath of office, but a lot of groups on the left were upset with brennan's positions on torture at the time. those are things that brennan has since cleared up. matt? >> chuck todd
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Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
is carried on the israel's satellite. i think the american public is going to find they will be, as well. >> reporter: gone is san francisco based current tv, a ground-breaking network that never really got off the ground. but hyatt and gore soared, selling current for a reported $500 million to al jazeera english, a tv network that's financed by the oil-rich country of qatar. hyatt is proud, reflective, and a little agitated. >> what some of the press has been negative, i will say highly hypocritical. it's basically been fox news and "wall street journal," both of which are owned by news corp and news corp second largest owner is the saudi royal family. so this idea that they're criticizing a al gore and i would do nis with arabs is really quite remarkable and they don't even disclose that their company is owned in significant part by arabs. >> but this is just sleazy, al. this is disgraceful. >> is it ironic for you or as some critics say, disengeneral was that your friend and partner al gore would sell to a broadcast company funded basically by oil? >> none at all. look, again, i get
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
was doing around the world and that we would be comfortable with it. al jazeera is carried on 0 israel's satellite system. and if the israeli public is comfortable l learning what can be learned from al jazeera, i think the american public will learn they will be as well. >> reporter: gone is san francisco bay's current tv, a groundbreaking network that never really got off the ground, but hyatt and gore soared selling current for a reported $500 million to al jazeera network, a tv network financed by the oil-rich kcountry of qatar. in his first interview since the deal was announced hyatt is proud, reflective and a little agita agitated. >> some of the press has been negative. i will say highly hypocritical. it's been fox news and "the wall street journal," both of which are owned by news corp. the second largest owner is the saudi royal family. so this idea that they're criticizing al gore and i would do business with arabs is quite remackable when they don't disclose their company is owned in significant part by arabs. >> but this is just sleazy, al. this is disgraceful. >> is it ir
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
. cheers erupted from the crowds in israel as he came out on top. in today's parliamentary elections. it appears the election was closer than many projected. netanyahu's party captured just 31 seats, well below expectations. the centrist party captured as many as 19 seats. >>> still to come at 6:00, tattoos that everyone is talking about. artwork on 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick, helping business boom at one shop. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. we're tracking our latest storm system offshore. plenty of cloud cover. rain developing off the northern coastline. we'll let you know when that moves in. air quality has been so horrible, another spare the air day in effect for wednesday. that full forecast. stay tuned. >>> the america's cup is turning out to be much more than just a yacht race. included in the water front renovation, preparation for the event will be the building of a new pavilion, which will be san francisco's first outdoor waterfront venue. they launched the america's cup concert series this summer. sting will be the first artist to perform there. tickets will go
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Jan 31, 2013 5:00am PST
for past remarks about gays and stance on israel. hagel apologized and has been meeting with senators to try to smooth things out about their past differences. the obama administration at this point was optimistic hagel will be confirmed but the vote could be a close one. >>> 5:44. to a story you'll only see on nbc bay area news. she's married to one of the most powerful men in california but her latest project is grabbing headlines not only in washington but in hollywood as well. jennifer newsom will speak publicly about a film she's been part of that gives a voice to women sworn to secrecy by a code of conduct they no longer believe in. she talk to marla tellez about the film that could mean oscar gold. >> this film has put the department of defense in a position where they had to really take action. >> the department of defense has a history of covering up problems. >> reporter: she dabbled in hollywood as an actress and now jennifer newsom is making hollywood headlines as an award winning filmmaker. >> i want other girls to see that i'm challenging myself intellectually, that i'm
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Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST
based on hagel past comments on israel, iran and nuclear weapons. >>> no shocker here. facebook says more people access that site from mobile than from the old fashioned worn out old computers. >> it's an expected moment that doesn't make it any less note worthy. >> first time we saw music downloads beat out cds or some day we'll see ebooks more sold than books. facebook says it does have more mobile users than old fashioned computer users. now, another important bit of news, facebook says it increased by 40% to $1.6 billion in the quarter. take a look at some of these numbers with me. mobile advertising. 23% of income up from 14%. walmart delivered 50 million ads via facebook mobile. 680 million people log into facebook mobile once a month. these are really great numbers. facebook shares fell on all of the news. you say to yourself, i'm not a stock analyst. those numbers look good. what happened? the answer is simple. the professionals have no idea how to treat facebook. we never had to deal with a billion dollar making social networking before and none of us know what to think exac
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Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
that any nominee for such an important position would expect. and his views with regard to israel, for example, and iran and all of the other positions that he's taken over the years will be, you know, i think very much a matter of discussion during the confirmation process. >> so you're not predicting smooth sailing for chuck hagel? >> i think it will be a lot of tough questions of senator hagel, but he'll be treated fairly by republicans in the senate. >> as you know, i spend the holidays in kentucky, your home state, and i know full well there's a much different view of gun regulation in your state than in other parts of the country. never ttheles nevertheless, the president appears to be ready to push forward to a more comprehensive package dealing with mental health. have your views changed? are you willing to entertain the idea of new gun regulation? >> i think we need to see what the vice president's group comes up with, what their recommendations are. there will be plenty of time to take a look at the recommendations once they come forward. what's going to dominate washing
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Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
the party a long time ago. they have issues with the stance he's taken on israel, on iran and also on defense cuts overseeing a pentagon budget that he may be willing himself to back those cuts the president has asked for. lots of questions. tough questions they have planned for both. we don't know yet when those confirmation hearings will happen. >> okay, tracie potts on capitol hill. thank you for the report. >>> 5:41 now. the fbi's evidence response team is heading back to a farm in linden this morning digging for more victims of the so-called spe speed freak killers. bodies were found in the area nearly a year ago and they think the bodies are linked to the speed freak killers for the drug fueled spree they went on during the '80s and '90s. herzog committed suicide last year. shermantime is on death roll. investigators say it will take three weeks to hand sift through the soil. >>> the california public utilities commission today discussing the fate of a nuclear power station located on the central coast. the power plant has been shut down for a year after a pipe started leakin
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Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
the spirit i want on my national security team. >> reporter: under fire for his past statements about israel and iran, hagel is speaking out, telling his hometown newspaper the distortions about my record have been astounding, once describing pro-israeli groups about a jewish lobby, unilateral sanctions on iran, he now says there's not one shred of evidence that i'm anti-israeli, not one vote that hurt israel. and he says unilateral sanctions don't work and they just isolate the united states. republican critics, though, aren't convinced. >> he is an honorable man. he has had a record of distinguished service but he's profoundly wrong on a number of the most important national security issues that face our country today. >> reporter: key jewish groups being lobbied, that has helped soften the anti-defamation league, who wrote senator hagel would not have been my first choice, but i respect the president's prerogative. >> the white house is reaching out to a number of groups and individuals with regard to this nomination and others. >> reporter: hagel is also likely to face questions about hi
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
a car bomb exploded in israel this morning. the blast was close to the site of a bus bombing in tel aviv in november. they say the blast was an assassination attempt. >>> lawyers for jerry sandusky will be back in court today for a new hearing. they claim sandusky did not get a fair trial when he was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky is serving a 30 to 60-year prison sentence. >>> city college of san francisco is asking the state for an extension on a deadline to mix money and management problems. the school is set to lose its accreditation march 15th if it cannot agree on plan to keep the cost in check. >>> high tech cars on display this weekend in san jose. >> bob redell is live this morning with a look at what we can expect this weekend. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla and laura. this is chevrolet's brand new electric vehicle. it's called the spark. you remember they already have the volt. this is a new one. spark. you can compare the two if you would remember the volt is slightly charger. this is smaller and it has some new gizmos inside. ric
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
on iran and israel for him as those hearings come up and then finally the debt ceiling. we pushed it off. we hit it in december. didn't pay a few bills to push that off until february. now as the house resumes today, congress must make some decisions. republicans will push for more spending cuts. this time we're told including social security. so a big agenda this week. >> all right. we'll see how it goes. thank you very much, tracie. >>> new this morning, japan airlines has grounded one of its boeing 787 dreamliners. the airline says it found a fuel leak during an inspection outside of tokyo yesterday. it is reportedly the same aircraft that had a fuel leak in boston last week. now it is the latest trouble surrounding the boeing 787. friday the u.s. government launched an investigation into the recent problems with that plane. >>> after spending more than a month in the hospital, former president george h.w. bush may get to leave as early as today. bush's son, former florida governor jeb bush, said his father is expected to be released from the hospital on monday. h.w. was first admitte
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Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
and his stance on israel are not in accord with the rest of the party. so there is some concern that maybe he may be too controversial a pick. if hi to bet, i think he probably will be confirmed. obviously the other big name is john kerry being nominated for secretary of state replacing hillary clinton and the speculation is that he will sail through and there won't be too much trouble with that nomination. >> now, how quickly can we expect these confirmations? >> you know, there's no telling how quickly some of these will go especially in the case of hagel. there may be debate. i think in the case of kerry it will be very quickly. if i had to bet, probably much of the debate over hagel will take place in the press before the vote. they'll probably do that pretty quickly. you don't want to have doubt about the secretary of defense for too awful long. >> let's talk a little bit about the cost of the inauguration. in 2008, it cost $170 million. this one the price tag not known at this point. regardless, getting a little bit of heat especially in this sort of climate that we're in today in te
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Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
instances of our using cyber warfare, i'm going to say our using it, the united states, israel, against iran. there are also examples of the iranians using it against us. >> there are reports that destructive cyber tools have been used against iran. i'm not either confirming or denying any part in that. but what it should tell you is that capability exists. and if it exists, it doesn't -- you know, whoever is using those, can't assume that they're the only smart people in the world. >> so if we, hypothetically speaking, are using it against the iranians, we have to assume the iranians would use it against us? >> that's a valid assumption. let me confirm that there is disruption -- this was a phrase that may not be common knowledge, but disruptive denial of services, where you overwhelm a website in order to impede people who would normally use it from using it. it is literally disruption. that happens. >> what happens when that occurs? >> well, literally it shuts the network down. >> what kind of networks have been shut down? >> there have been financial networks shut down, there have been i
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Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> a win in israel for prime minister benjamin netanyahu. his hard-line party will be forced to form a coalition with the other party.3 c3 gobierno de coaliciÓn, ya que >> catch -- dash cam video from mosc moscow. a warning some viewers may find this disturbing. a 2-year-old narrowly cheating death twice. first her family's suv slams into the truck and the child goes flying out and then a truck narrowly is missed by a truck again. boy, oh, my goodness, that is so hard to see. 7:13 right now. back over to matt, savannah and al. >> unbelievable. and crawling away. >> barely injured. >> natalie, thank you. >>> well, mr. al roker, what do you have to say for this forecast? >> well, miss savannah guthrie, i say brr. that's all we need to say. and friends who are dealing with lake-effect snow as well. but also we've got this storm system coming in from the pacific northwest. this thing is going to bring a lot of rain from san francisco on up into seattle, makes its way onshore. will get caught up in the upper atmosphere. that is going to bring it across the country, bringing more snow. we
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Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
on israel and more lenient on iran. >> tom hagel still has his brother's back. >> we look at each other and say, you know, what can they do to you, send you back to vietnam? >> despite strong opposition from many republicans officials are now confident barring any unforeseen developments they have the votes to confirm hagel and the former nebraska senator will soon become the first vietnam vet to run the pengon. >> michael, thank you very much. for a look at what's trending today, our quick round up of what has you talking online. no worries, man, the government of jamaica is endorsing a volkswagen super bowl ad labeled racially insensitive by critics. it features a white office worker from minnesota so happy about his new car he uses a jamaican accent to display the attitude. the tourism minister says it taps into the tremendous appeal of jamaican hospitality. >>> and fresh as a baby, doe committ dolc unveiled a luxury perfume for babies priced at $45 a bottle. they say it will cuddle and pamper every boy and girl and has a citrus, melon and honey note that will accentuate the smell as
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Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
in december it and couldn't travel with my family to israel. i'm saying good by ining good- i'm crying and my 6 is it-year-old is saying why are you crying? i said i'm sad i'm not with you but i'm so excited for you. >> i think it depends. if it's a big marital spat, that's scary for a kid. you can draw them into conversations that they're not ready for. i remember walking into a bathroom and my expensive night cream was being smeared all over. i burst into tears and she said why are you crying? i just said, mom my's tired. >> and you just wasted $300 of that cream. >> i'm with parents in very heavy moments. it is very frightening when parents cry at the moment you deliver very serious news because then the child goes, whoa, this must be really, really bad. parents, what usually happens in my practice, parents take a private moment and they cry without the child there. and we can remove the child, separate them. because then the children get very frightened when that happens. >> last up on our list, ladies, when is it okay to share intimate details of your relationship? ie, marriage with your
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